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Bacteria

The link between mycobacteria and red blood cells causing lung diseases

A research team from Hiroshima University has discovered a link between mycobacteria and red blood cells at lung infection sites. What are mycobacteria? Mycobacteria are a...
neurodegenerative diseases

Novel eye scanner technology targets neurodegenerative diseases

Scientists have developed novel eye scanner technology that has the potential to detect neurogenerative diseases at their very early stages. In a large-scale EU project,...
Revolutionary footwear technology to prevent diabetic foot ulcers

Revolutionary footwear technology to prevent diabetic foot ulcers

A research team from the University of Texas (UTA) has developed a self-adjusting shoe insole to relieve pressure from diabetic foot ulcers. Diabetic foot ulcers...
Colon Cancer

Scientists develop novel immunotherapy for colon cancer

A research team from the Dresden University of Technology (DUT) has identified proteins to utilise in a novel immunotherapy for colon cancer. How is this...
NHS tests hybrid closed loop technology for type 1 diabetes

NHS tests hybrid closed loop technology for type 1 diabetes

NHS England is testing the effectiveness of hybrid closed loop technology on 875 adults and children with type 1 diabetes. NHS England has announced that...
infection

Drug-release surfaces created with plasma-based engineering

A research team from Belgium, the Czech Republic, and Italy present technology known as 'plasma-enabled surface engineering' to combat drug-resistant infections. Drug resistant infections The deepening...
brain functioning

General anaesthesia does not impact brain function

A study found that patient factors such as a history of high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, smoking, and educational level, have more of...
regenerative medicine

Addressing the key translational challenges of regenerative medicine

Sophie Mountcastle, Science Manager of the UK Regenerative Medicine Platform, describes the current regenerative medicine landscape in the UK.
The Delta variant of SARSCoV2 turns out to be the Devil variant

Understanding the dangers presented by the SARS-CoV2 Delta variant

Professor Sunit K. Singh from the Institute of Medical Sciences at Banaras Hindu University, discusses the SARS-CoV2 Delta variant.
one health approach

One Health approach: a symphony of effort … a health exigency worldwide

The One Health Initiative’s Dr Bruce Kaplan calls for a worldwide fully-fledged institutional implementation of the One Health approach as envisioned and embraced by many realistic visionary advocates.
Harnessing data for better cancer care

Harnessing data for better cancer care

Eduardo Pisani, CEO of All.can International, discusses the cancer organisation’s recently-published landmark report entitled Harnessing data for better cancer care.
3D bioprinting

Generating functional cartilage tissue by 3D bioprinting stem cells

A team of Swedish researchers have devised an innovative method to produce functional cartilage by 3D bioprinting stem cells. Today, several hundreds of millions of...
science and technology

UK government announces UK science and technology ambitions

Boris Johnson has announced the government’s new strategy for turning the United Kingdom into a global superpower of science and technology.
cardiac surgery

Robot-assisted cardiac surgery protects human operator health

A novel robot has potentially changed the landscape of future cardiac surgery, mitigating fatigue and radiation exposure for human operators.
predictive model

Combatting pandemics with Artificial Intelligence-based predictive model

Scientists have developed an innovative predictive model that employs AI to calculate the likelihood of viruses spreading from animals.
insulin production

Regulating insulin production with smartwatch enhancements

A team of scientists have developed an innovative strategy for manipulating insulin production that utilises the commonly used smartwatch.
language recovery

Predicting language recovery using computer simulations

Researchers at Boston University (BU) have used computer simulations of the brain to predict language recovery in stroke survivors.
Utilising machine learning to enhance foetal heart defect detection

Utilising machine learning to enhance foetal heart defect detection

Researchers have developed a method to double doctor’s accuracy in detecting foetal heart defects in utero using machine learning.
human brain

Studying the human brain with non-invasive fluorescence microscopy

Researchers have established a novel non-invasive method for studying the human brain using fluorescence microscopy.
brain function

Interaction of proteins found to be vital to brain function

Novel research has indicated that the intricate relationship of proteins is critical to brain function, such as information processing.

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